The Columbia County Sports Commission and the Columbia County Tourist Development Council offer grant funding to event rights holders and tournament promoters to help secure and promote sporting events in Lake City and Columbia County. Funding is awarded annually at the July meeting of the Columbia County Tourist Development Council for events that will be scheduled during the following fiscal year, which runs from October 1 through September 30. The deadline for grant applications is the first Monday in June each year. Grant funds are distributed as reimbursements to sporting event organizers and can be used for advertising and marketing purposes.
To begin a grant application, click here.